VASCULAR PLANTS OF UPPER NEWPORT BAY
UPPER BAY SPECIES WHOSE GENUS NAMES BEGIN WITH "A"
AS COMPILED BY ROBERT DE RUFF
# After a name indicates that the plant is a California Native
* After a name denotes that this is an older name, not one in use at this time
Family names in parenthesis are the new names as shown in
Roberts' 2008 Checklist of Vascular Plants of Orange County





































GENUS NAME FAMILY NAME














Abutilon theophrasti Malvaceae






Acacia cyanophylla * Fabaceae






Acacia cyclops Fabaceae






Acacia latifolia* Fabaceae






Acacia longifolia Fabaceae






Acacia ongerup* Fabaceae






Acacia redolens Fabaceae






Acacia retinodes Fabaceae






Acacia saligna Fabaceae






Achillea millefolium # Asteraceae






Achillea millefolium var. millefolium* # Asteraceae






Adiantum capillus-veneris # Pteridaceae






Adiantum jordanii # Pteridaceae






Aeonium arboreum var. arboreum Crassulaceae






Aeonium arboreum var. atropurpureum * Crassulaceae






Aeonium species No. 1 Crassulaceae






Aeonium species No. 2 Crassulaceae






Aeonium species No. 3 Crassulaceae






Aeonium species No. 4 Crassulaceae






Aesculus californica # Hippocastanaceae (Sapind)






Afrocarpus gracilior Podocarpaceae






Agave americana Liliaceae (Agav)






Agave americana var. marginata Liliaceae (Agav)






Agave attenuata Liliaceae (Agav)






Agave decipiens Liliaceae (Agav)






Agrostis semiverticillatus* Poaceae






Agrostis stolonifera Poaceae






Agrostis stolonifera var. palustris* Poaceae






Agrostis viridis Poaceae






Ailanthus altissima Simroubaceae






Alchemilla occidentalis* # Rosaceae






Aloe arborescens Liliaceae (Asphodel)






Aloe ferox hybrid Lilacaee (Asphodel)






Aloe humilis Liliaceae (Asphodel)






Aloe perfoliata var. humilis* Liliaceae (Asphodel)






Aloe saponaria Liliaceae (Asphodel)






Alopecurus pratensis Poaceae






Amaranthus albus Amaranthaceae






Amaranthus blitoides # Amaranthaceae






Amaranthus blitoides x albus Amaranthaceae






Amaranthus deflexus Amaranthaceae






Amaranthus graecizans* Amaranthaceae






Amaranthus hybridus Amaranthaceae






Amaranthus retroflexus Amaranthaceae






Amaryllis belladonna Liliaceae (Amaryllid)






Amblyopappus pusillus # Asteraceae






Ambrosia acanthicarpa # Asteraceae






Ambrosia chamissonis # Asteraceae






Ambrosia psilostachya # Asteraceae






Ambrosia psilostachya var. californica* # Asteraceae






Amsinckia intermedia* # Boraginaceae






Amsinckia menziesii var. intermedia # Boraginaceae






Amsinckia menziesii var. menziesii # Boraginaceae






Anagallis arvensis Primulaceae (Myrsin)






Anagallis arvensis var. caerula* Primulaceae (Myrsin)






Anemopsis californica # Saururaceae






Anthemis cotula Asteraceae






Antholyza aethiopica * Iridaceae






Anthriscus caucalis Apiaceae






Antirrhinum nuttallianum ssp. subsessile # Scrophulariaceae (Plantagin)






Aphanes occidentalis # Rosaceae






Aphanisma blitoides # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Apiastrum angustifolium # Apiaceae






Apium graveolens Apiaceae






Araujia sericofera Asclepiadaceae (Apocyn)






Arctocheca prostrata Asteraceae






Aristea capitata * Iridaceae






Aristea major Iridaceae






Artemisia californica # Asteraceae






Artemisia douglasiana # Asteraceae






Artemisia dracunculus # Asteraceae






Artemisia vulgaris var. californica* # Asteraceae






Arthrocnemum subterminale # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Arundo donax Poaceae






Asclepias fascicularis # Asclepiadaceae (Apocyn)






Asparagus asparagoides Liliaceae (Asparag)






Asparagus densiflorus Liliaceae (Asparag)






Asparagus officinalis ssp. officinalis Liliaceae (Asparag)






Asparagus sprengeri * Liliaceae (Asparag)






Aster exilis* # Asteraceae






Aster subulatus var. ligulatus # Asteraceae






Astragalus gambelianus # Fabaceae






Atriplex amnicola Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex canescens ssp. canescens # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex decumbens* # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex glauca Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex lentiformis ssp. breweri* # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex lentiformis ssp. lentiformis # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex patula ssp. hastata* Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex prostrata # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex rosea Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex semibaccata Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex serenana # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex suberecta Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex triangularis * # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Atriplex watsonii # Chenopodiaceae (Amaranth)






Avena barbata Poacese






Avena fatua Poaceae






Avena sativa Poaceae






Azolla filiculoides # Azollaceae